PERFORMANCE SHOOTOUT 2020: Oceans 12. With its diverse roster of a dozen cars and a wealth of roads lying ahead which challenge and awe, Performance Shootout 2020 will be no ordinary coast to coast.
TEST: Audi A1 40 TFSI S line S tronic vs Mini Cooper S 5-door Steptronic. Audi and Mini offer their compact fIve-doors with brawny 2,0-litre engines. Which is the best premium, small hot hatch?
DRIVE: Lamborghini Huracán Evo. Forget what you know about the Huracán; the new Evo feels like a supercar transformed.
TECH FEATURE: Brake energy explained. How much kinetic energy is converted to heat during a braking event in a sportscar? Our Performance Shootout results come in handy.
INSIGHT: McLaren Elva. McLaren’s latest addition to its Ultimate stable leaves little between searing performance and the elements.
Also in this issue
DRIVE: Ferrari F8 Tributo. How do you improve on the stellar 488? By honing every component to perfection, of course.
CONSUMER: Case study: R500 000 sportscars. Know how much you can spend on a car but haven’t made up your mind which one to buy? Each month, we recommend two sensible options, plus a left-field choice.
TEST: Range Rover Velar SVAutobiography Dynamic Edition. The Jaguar F-Pace SVR’s more mild-mannered cousin has entered the fray. Does its refined approach mean greater appeal?
FEATURE: Classic drive: 1997 993 Porsche 911 RSR. The final air-cooled 911s are revered by most Porsche enthusiasts. We drove one of the rarest of them all.
DRIVE: Ford Mustang Shelby GT500. The ultimate modern Mustang assaults the senses visually, aurally and emotionally.